In 2010, University of Québec in Chicoutimi (UQAC) established the Masoud Farzaneh Award in honour of Professor Masoud Farzaneh, an internationally renowned researcher in the field of power transmission and distribution in cold climate regions, for his extraordinary accomplishments, which made UQAC a world leader in this domain.

The prize was awarded annually until 2017, and then on biennially to recognize an outstanding researcher for contributions to the field of power network engineering. Priority will be given to one whose work considers the effects of atmospheric icing. In the evaluation process, the following selection criteria are considered: importance and impact of research, originality, leadership, publications, and quality of the nomination.

The  MASOUD FARZANEH AWARD 2024 ceremony will take place during IWAIS in Narvik, Norway.


The 2024 edition of the Masoud Farzaneh Award is now open for submission: